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Bone Detective - (Women's Adventures in Science (Joseph Henry Press)) by Lorraine Jean Hopping

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Number of Pages: 118

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: Women's Adventures in Science (Joseph Henry Press)

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Science & Technology

Author: Lorraine Jean Hopping

Language: English

Street Date: May 30, 2006
TCIN: 77778737
UPC: 9780309095501
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-0353

Description

Diane France loves bones. Why? Because they talk to her. Every skeleton she meets whispers secrets about the life� "and death� "of its owner. Diane France can hear those secrets because she� (TM)s a forensic anthropologist, a bone detective. She has the science skills and know-how to examine bones for clues to a mystery: Who was this person and how did he or she die? Bones tell Diane about the life and times of famous people in history, from a Russian royal family to American outlaws and war heroes. They speak to her about murders, mass disasters, and fatal accidents. One day she� (TM)s collecting skeletal evidence at a crime scene. A phone call later she� (TM)s jetting to the site of a plane crash or other unexpected tragedy to identify victims. Young readers will be captivated by the thrilling real-life story of this small-town girl full of curiosity and mischief who became a world-famous bone detective.

This title aligns to Common Core standards:

Interest Level Grades 6 - 8; Reading Level Grade level Equivalent: 7.1: Lexile Measure: 1080L; DRA: Not Available; Guided Reading: Z

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